Little Rock – near Hall High, so I am a true “mid-towner”. When my parents moved there in 1954 it was literally the western edge of Little Rock.
I worked as an engineering intern for AP&L (Entergy) one summer in high school. It was quite boring.
The people and learning new things
University of Virginia – I studied linguistics. When I started there it was transitioning from an all-male school to co-ed. I was in only the second class of women accepted. Then I went to Vanderbilt for a Master’s in Speech Pathology.
Four grown kids, no grandkids. I love being outside – I run, cycle, garden, hike. I like science, to read and to knit/embroider and do a bit of calligraphy. Most of all I love just to hang out with family and friends.
Tough one. I am kind of a foodie. I would say ice cream and almost any kind of fresh fruit, but especially strawberries and peaches. It would be true to say I don’t like okra. My mom’s boiled okra ruined that vegetable for me.
It was a process. I grew up in a Christian home and a good, Bible-teaching church. Baptized at 8 years old, and God has been teaching me and growing me ever since – even through rebellious, doubting seasons.
I am not sure there is anything surprising about me….I work sudoku puzzles to put myself to sleep. They help me quiet my brain, but I get ink stains on my sheets. Visiting all the National Parks is on my bucket list – well maybe not the cemetery in New Orleans or the Everglades – I don’t care for swampy places.